05/12/2019 - Interactive Video Program - San Antonio, TX Matthew is a strong, solid, catcher with good all around skills. Behind the plate, Matthew has active feet, he sits in low and athletically, and his hands are soft. He has loose/relaxed actions, good lateral quickness, and a short/accurate arm to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.1 seconds. Offensively, Matthew has an open stance, he loads well, and he has a direct swing path through the ball. He makes consistent contact, he can spray to all fields, and he uses his lower body. Solid overall skills can get even better with work on the following.
Catching 1. Avoid recoiling 2. Stay low Offense 1. Finish 2. Rhythm/timing